Conversations with the President podcasts

  • August 16, 2019

The final Conversations with the President podcast with current Canadian Bar Association President Ray Adlington drops on Thursday, Aug.22. In this edition, Ray reflects on the series and all the lessons and experiences his guests shared with him. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts to receive notifications, and feel free to leave a review.

Conversations with the President launched last November as part of CBA’s suite of podcasts, The Every Lawyer

Conversations have shone a spotlight on inclusion and diversity in the legal profession, which Ray has championed during his year as CBA President. Past episodes have included:

  • Conversation with a lawyer living with a disability— featuring Lorin McDonald, who was born with profound hearing loss in both ears (June 6).
  • Conversations with Women Lawyers: Part 2—featuring The Rt. Hon. Kim Campbell,
  • Conversations with Women Lawyers: Part 1—featuring The Hon. Anne McLellan, counsel with Bennett Jones and former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada (April 11).
  • Conversations with Racialized Lawyers—featuring Charlene Theodore, 2nd Vice-President of the Ontario Bar Association; and David A. Curry, Crown Attorney in Digby, Nova Scotia (March 14).
  • Conversations with LGBTQ2S+ Lawyers—featuring Preston Parsons, co-chair of the CBA-BC Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community; and Nicole Nussbaum, past-chair and current member-at-large of SOGIC (Feb. 14).
  • Conversation with Indigenous Lawyers—featuring Merle Alexander, who practises indigenous law with Miller Titerle in Vancouver, and Naiomi Metallic, a lawyer, university professor and the first person of Aboriginal heritage to clerk for a Supreme Court justice (Jan 17).
  • Conversation with Ritu Bhasin, an expert in diversity and inclusion (Dec. 6, 2018).

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